We could never imagine any of the Jersey Shore stars with different names, since they’ve come to define their so perfectly. Could you imagine if JWOWW was originally named, say, Charlotte? Or Mary Margaret? Neither can we.

That’s why we were surprised to learn that Deena Nicole was not originally named Deena Nicole! In a tweet about her new puppy, the lone meatball revealed her parents’ first choice.

“I named my new puppy after my mom .. Her maiden name is Cali .. #coolfact that was supposed to be my name lol” she tweeted on October 22.

Wow, could you see Snooki palling around Seaside and Florence with Cali the meatball? We kind of could! Still, we’re happy with our Deena, and think she’s perfect just as she is. Don’t go changin’, D!

Catch the next new episode of Jersey Shore on Thursday, October 25 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on MTV.

Source: @DeenaNicoleMTV

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